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Oct 16, 2012 12:00pm EDT
information about who i tacked the u.s. -- who attacked the u.s. consulate in benghazi. just weeks before the presidential election, secretary of state hillary clinton says she alone is responsible for keeping u.s. diplomats safe. >> i want everybody to know we're going to get to the bottom of this and when we do, that information will all be public and people will be able to draw their own conclusions. >> reporter: three separate investigations are under way to find out what happened. republicans are accusing the obama administration of a political coverup. >> either they are misleading the american people or are incredibly incompetent. >> reporter: the obama administration blamed it on protesters outraged over an american made film mock be the muslim prophet muhammad. >> we do not have information at present that leads us to conclude this was premeditated or preplanned. >> reporter: later the administration said terrorists were behind the planned attack. clinton says in the fog of war, there's always going to be confusion. >> everybody had the same information. i have to say i kn
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the college of your choice, did you sue? a couple from hong kong is suing a u.s. college after their two sons did not get into an ivy league school. the couple said they paid more than $2 million to get their sons into an elite university. preterribly harvard. they now want their many back. >>> american david wineland and frenchman certainly haroche are the 2012 nobel prize winners in physics. they were cited for their groundbreaking efforts for measuring and manipulation of quantum systems. but because of the world economic crisis, their winnings are down from $1.5 million to $1.2 million. >>> coming up ahead, d.c. gets ready to host its first playoff baseball game since fdr's administration and howard will tell us whether the weather is going to be good. >> looking much better tomorrow once we get into the afternoon. some sun returns. right now getting a little brighter out here. hoping for a little sun this afternoon. that should warm us up a bit more. still kind of cool. look at the temps as we -- temps as we go to break. 54 laurel. 52 in alexandria. full seven-day forecast looki
CBS
Oct 24, 2012 12:00pm EDT
tickets issued in the city. why? >> most people think it is an interstate highway or a u.s. highway by its design and the number of lanes. but they're being fooled. they have fooled themselves. >> reporter: this speed camera at 295 and benning road is the fourth busiest speed camera in the city. over the last year it issued more than 36,000 tickets -- 46,000 tickets for a whopping $5 million in revenue. if 295 looks like a freeway, people drive on it like a freeway. in some sense isn't it a little until fair to have this many speed cameras on this stretch of roadway? >> the other question is whether the speed limit should be evaluated or reevaluated on 295. >> reporter: four of the top ten speed camera locations are on 295, including the top two. the others are on missouri avenue, porter street and 16th street northwest, new york avenue in northeast, and independence avenue and branch avenue in southeast. together these top ten account for half of all speed camera tickets. that's nearly $42 million. not to mention all the money that comes from the 62 other speed cameras around the city, th
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
u.s. postal seice is raising the price of a first class stamp next year. so beginning in january, it will cost 46 cents to mail a letter. the postal service is also unveiling a global forever stamp. the $1.10 stamp will allow customers to send letters anywhere in the world. >>> well, it normally travels at a speed of 17,000 miles per hour. but the space shuttle endeavour is now moving two miles per hour through the streets of los angeles. the orbiter is on its way to a museum. 400 trees were cut down, more than 100 traffic lights had to come down in order for the shuttle to make the trip. the endeavour will be on public display starting october 30. >>> important pieces of white house history are going on the auction block today. they were collected by a long time employee who saved many of the items if the trash bin. >> reporter: at the auction gallery in atlanta, georgia, john lloyd is selling his grandfather's hand me downs. >> it's cheesy, i know. >> reporter: given the hands they originally came from, there is plenty of interest. >> when you work at any place in the world eve
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
in the attack that killed a border patrol agent along the u.s.- mexican border. 30-year-old nicklaus ivy was killed in the attack and a second agent was injured yesterday morning. authorities plan to be at the scene of the murder the next few days to collect clues and want to make an arrest in the case. >> at approximately 1:45 in the morning while responding to the sensor activation in that area which is a very active smuggling area, the three agents came under gunfire. >> yesterday's shooting is the first time an agent has been killed while on the job since the shootout occurred two years ago. that incident helped expose operation fast and furious, a botched a.t.f. gun smuggling operation. >>> several suicide bombers launched a deadly attack in syria today killing at least 31 people. the syrian parliament condemned the blast that leveled buildings and trapped many people under the rubble. the government blamed terrorists for the bombings. >>> ten years ago the entire washington, d.c. region spent three weeks living in fear. that time would be known as the sniper shootings. the firs
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 12:00pm EDT
parallelling the u.s. coast. stop the clock sunday morning. still have it at 80 miles an hour. may be 75. maybe falling to tropical storm strength but as it transitions to something tropical to somethg we call extra tropical like a nor'easter you might see in the wintertime, that's probably what it might maintain or even strengthen again. 80 miles an hour monday morning at 8:00. then the track, the center of the track now is taking it on the west side of the delaware bay. this would be devastating with the flooding up the bay, southern new jersey. for us rain and wind and plenty of it because here we are tuesday morning and it will take another day until it gets northwest of harrisburg. we're actually going to start to feel the effects of this i think by sunday evening, sunday night. we could have two daitz of tropical storm -- days of tropical storm conditions. the forecast models are consistent. i want to show you the spread. we have some models going toward ocean city, others long island. then you see the loop de loop. this will be around for a while. great damage potential unfortu
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 12:00pm EDT
u.s. coast here as we go through the weekend. sunday morning east of wilmington, north carolina. it's going to be a battering of wave action, some winds, rain along the coast. as we get into sunday night, monday, looks like it may start getting over toward us. here we are monday morning east of hatteras and elizabeth city. this is the concern beyond that. the turn to the northwest is what we're looking at. and the center of the potential path brings it over toward new jersey potentially as we get into tuesday ternoon, tuesday evening. so new york, long island would get that. we'de on the weaker side. we're still inthat cone of uncertainty. if this thing tracks a little farther west, a little farther southwest, that would up our threat potential. we're going to watch it. it's very close to comfort levels or noncomfort levels. we'll be tracking this for the rest of the week and the weekend with the very latest on every newscast and online. jc, back to you. >> thank you very much, huward. >>> sand -- howard. >>> sandy's effects are being felt along the southern coast of the united states
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the u.s. government may have been testing flying saucers in the skies after all. >>> then a little bit later, find out why some people are dressed up like pandas. isn't that cute? >>> felix baumgardner plans to free fall from 23 miles over new mexico tomorrow. the 43-year-old was hoping to help nasa figure outweighs for astronauts to survive a high altitude disaster. >>> another pro jeblght rumored to have taken to the skies over roswell, new mexico may have actually been reality. the u.s. government is releasing drawings, and schematics of the flying saucer it tried to build back in the 1950s. those documents show that the united states air force worked with a canadian company to create what it called a supersonic craft, shaped like a disk. project 1794 was eventually dropped in 1960, after the saucers built proved hard to fly at high all the tuesday. >>> first -- altitudes. >>> first the ruby slippers, and now dorothy's dress is on the move. the outfit judy garland wore in the wizard of oz is being auctioned off. it is the only complete original dress to survive, and is expected
CBS
Oct 17, 2012 12:00pm EDT
effects as a result of the ntroversy surrounding his cycling career. the u.s. antidoping agency release add massive report last week detailing allegations of widespread doping by armstrong and his teammates when they won the tour de france seven straight times. minutes after the announcement, nike severed its relationship with armstrong. a nike statement said it's serverring ties with the cyclist due to seamingly insurmountable evidence that lance armstrong participated in doping and misled nike for more than a decade. >>> police in netherlands are looking for suspects in one of the largest art heists in recent hiory. cjar;oecharlie d 'agata reports. >> reporter: thieves broke into the museum around 3:00 a.m. tuesday morning and walked off with seven pieces of artwork. the list of stolen work reads like a textbook in art history. they include a pick picasso, a gogan and two monets. no guards were on duty at the time of the robbery, but police arrived at the museum just five minutes after the alarm system was triggered. >> the alarm system is supposed to be a state of the art so we've go
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